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          November 24, 2014

 

 

 

the above photo was taken around 2007. The store changed owners in February of 2014. The new owners are calling it the Creston Country Market and Deli.  Excellent food and friendly service, plus a mini-market. If you are like me and must have "Half & Half" for your morning coffee ( or afternoon iced coffee), let me tell you that the milk, etc. is delivered on Wednesdays! Also, they have on hand some top tier, fancy cakes  and pastries in a glass dome inside the fridge in the back, for $3 per generous serving. so, if you have a sweet tooth and need more choices than what is on the check out counter, just ask!

Creston Area  Calendar of Events

If you would like your event advertised on this site, or if you have anything to contribute, or if you have suggestions, please email the Web Mistress at   mustangannie1@juno.com  or call her home phone at 805-438-3543.
  
FREE   TO   GOOD   HOME:    Yellow blooming water iris plants. I have about 25 to 30 tubers/bulbs and would love to find someone who has a pond or a very moist area where they would be happy and thrive. They are always green - the sword like "leaves" are about 2 to 3 feet high. I can deliver them anywhere or else meet you downtown Creston, at the Country Market and Deli.  Call Ann Spencer at 438-3543 or email me at  "mustangannie1@juno.com"

    FREE   to  good home:    about 20 Quart sized Mason ( canning ) jars - clean - can be used to store spices or dry goods like dry beans - or, can something !   Can deliver or meet you downtown. Call Ann at 438-3543.

     Friday, December 5th,  6 PM,  Women's Club Christmas Party to be at Susan's home on Stage Springs. All of the ladies in Creston are invited to attend. this is a pot luck and all the ladies are generous with wonderful food and drink. Please contact Rosie for more information at 238-1662.

     Tuesday, December 9th,  1 - 7 PM   Holiday Party sponsored by the SLO County Library and hosted by the Friends of the Creston Library. This will be a Pot Luck and drinks will be provided by the Friends Group. This annual event has always been well attended, with nearly 100 locals stopping by last year. All ages are invited.

  Saturday,  December 13th  4 - 8 PM   CATCH  a Creston Cowboy dinner and silent auction at the NEW Community Center.  More details coming as soon as I get the details.  The tickets are $45 each, or, reserve a table for 8 for $400, and a wonderful, Italian catered dinner is planned. Please help support the CATCH fund building project ! This dinner will include a Silent Auction,  a LIVE dessert auction, and possibly some LIVE music ! To reserve your tickets, please call Donna directly at 805-610-1517.  To make a donation, please snail mail a check or money order made out to "The CATCH Fund" to  PO Box 14, Creston CA 93432
        Another fund raiser for the CATCH Fund is the metal sculpture in the shape of a large Oak Tree being designed by Bruce Hebron of the Metal Shed here in Creston.  If you need a form to purchase a leaf, please contact me directly by email or by phone:  mustangannie1@juno.com  or leave a message at 438-3543. I have a bunch of the donation forms in the back seat of my car, so I can get you one!  Check out the CATCH Fund page on this site! The minimum amount of donation that gets you the "leaf" is just $100. You can snail mail a check to CATCH at PO Box 14, Creston 93432 and include a note stating that this is for the metal sculpture LEAF !

     Wednesday, December 24th, around 9 am,  the street in front of the Post Office becomes a street party. Over 250 friends and neighbors usually attend.  Lots of folks bring baked goods and some men make breakfast burritos over an open barbeque trailer, and some men make cobbler in Dutch Ovens, and someone makes two or three huge pots of coffee over a "spit" of firewood, and then, at 11 AM, Santa Claus arrives and the kids line up in front of the post office, and the Friends of the Library hand out kids books to the kids, and then the Women's Club hands out over 100 age-appropriate gifts to our local kids, and it is a very special tradition dating back to the 1920's from what I have read. Please make a note on your calendar to join us with this street party. Some folks even wear Santa type caps and there is non-stop greeting of the neighbors.  We are blessed to have a community event like this.
                                                                                                                     
 
If your club has an activity that you would like to post here, please call Ann at 438-3543 or email her directly  at   "mustangannie1@juno.com"      Thanks

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